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'''Karl Marx'''The name "Karl Heinrich Marx", used in various lexicons, is based on an error. His birth certificate says "Carl Marx", and elsewhere "Karl Marx" is used. "K. H. Marx" is used only in his poetry collections and the transcript of his dissertation; because Marx wanted to honour his father, who had died in 1838, he called himself "Karl Heinrich" in three documents. The article by Friedrich Engels "Marx, Karl Heinrich" in ''Handwörterbuch der Staatswissenschaften'' (Jena, 1892, column 1130 to 1133 see ''Marx/Engels Collected Works|MECW'' Volume 22, pp. 337–345) does not justify assigning Marx a middle name. See Heinz Monz: ''Karl Marx. Grundlagen zu Leben und Werk''. NCO-Verlag, Trier 1973, p. 214 and 354, respectively. (;[ "Marx"]. ''Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary''. ; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, economist,...
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